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The developer claims its Inspekto S70 is the first truly autonomous inspection system. Driven by artificial intelligence engines that use good samples to identify noncompliant parts, the Inspekto S70 installs in minutes and is about one-tenth the cost of traditional machine vision solutions.
As micro-processing quality requirements become more demanding, legacy systems don’t always meet accuracy and repeatability specifications. Built around ALIO’s 5-axis laser gimbal, 6D Laser’s integrated infinite field of view (IFOV) system increases processing speed while eliminating errors from field stitching.
The scalable 3D quality inspection (3DQI) joins the FlexArc and FlexLoader in ABB’s growing portfolio of smart and flexible solutions. Designed to accelerate testing of automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery, and construction workpieces, the hardware/software solution also enhances quality and reduces waste.
Amada Weld Tech’s MM-L300A laser weld monitor improves weld performance by giving operators real-time feedback on production errors such as gaps between parts, missing parts, over-penetration, incorrect focus, and cover gas absence. The unit’s software simplifies setup and analysis.
Developed to support both Fanuc and Siemens CNC systems, Marposs Corp.’s software package improves machining operations by automating measurement processes and reporting for the company’s optical and radio touch probes.
Marposs Corp.’s C-THRU4.0 software collects, processes, and integrates data from a fleet of machine tools via a single hub that integrates with manufacturing execution system (MES) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.
Install Marposs Corp.’s Artis GEMGP in electrical cabinets, robots, and handling systems to prevent damage to machines, reduce scrap, and improve productivity by detecting process anomalies during metal cutting.
Hexagon’s cloud-ready HxGN SFx | Asset Management software provides easy-to-understand views of real-time data from coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) with intuitive navigation and a customizable alert system.
The latest version of Faro’s flagship software, BuildIT Metrology, is brand-agnostic to streamline manual and automated workflows regardless of what arms, trackers, scanners, imagers, and/or projectors your shop uses.
Used by almost every major CNC machine manufacturer in Germany, the SP ProTwist differential-measurement system distributed by Centric International can be an essential part of any quality management process by simplifying machine tool realignment.
A thousand times more accurate than a typical handheld refractometer, Quaker Houghton’s self-contained continuous concentration monitor is an easy-to-use, low-maintenance way to maintain appropriate metalworking fluid levels.
Watch the informational videos on PolyWorks Inspector and Hexagon Romer Absolute Arm on YouTube. The multi-piece editing function added to PolyWorks Inspector is described, and an online tutorial shows how to make sure the Hexagon Romer Absolute Arm is still in calibration.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.